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'''BYD F3. 2005 to date (prod. over 100,000). 4- and 5-door sedan. F/F, 998 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I3 DOHC), 1499, 1598 cm³ petrol (4 cyl. OHC).''' [[Toyota Corolla (E120)]] clone (''not'' under licence) from BYD, with four-door sedan looking derivative, while F3R hatchback quite a smart redo with rear end similar to [[Daewoo Lacetti (J241)|Daewoo Lacetti]] 5. Exported to Ukraine. Broke 10,000-per-month sales’ barrier January 2007; 100,000th model produced in June. First production plug-in electric car, using BYD’s background in batteries, from December 2008, initially for government officials. Plain and dull, though the electric model has not taken off as the company expected, despite a hefty government subsidy.
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'''BYD F3. 2005 to date (prod. over 100,000). 4- and 5-door sedan. F/F, 998 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I3 DOHC), 1499, 1598 cm³ petrol (I4 OHC).''' [[Toyota Corolla (E120)]] clone (''not'' under licence) from BYD, with four-door sedan looking derivative, while F3R hatchback had a smart redo with rear end similar to [[Daewoo Lacetti (J241)|Daewoo Lacetti]] 5. Exported to Ukraine. Broke 10,000-per-month sales’ barrier January 2007; 100,000th model produced in June. First production plug-in electric car, using BYD’s background in batteries, from December 2008, initially for government officials. Plain and dull, though the electric model has not taken off as the company expected, despite a hefty government subsidy. Hatchback deleted after 2011. Hybrid replaced by Qin in 2014, and higher-end models replaced by Surui, though F3 continued as a cheaper, small sedan.
  
  
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Xi’an, China
 
''Manufacturing location:'' Xi’an, China
  
''Marque:'' [[BYD]] | ''Successor:'' [[BYD Surui]]
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''Marque:'' [[BYD]] | ''Successors:'' [[BYD Surui]], [[BYD Qin]]

Latest revision as of 23:44, 21 December 2015

BYD F3 Sedan.jpg

BYD F3. 2005 to date (prod. over 100,000). 4- and 5-door sedan. F/F, 998 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I3 DOHC), 1499, 1598 cm³ petrol (I4 OHC). Toyota Corolla (E120) clone (not under licence) from BYD, with four-door sedan looking derivative, while F3R hatchback had a smart redo with rear end similar to Daewoo Lacetti 5. Exported to Ukraine. Broke 10,000-per-month sales’ barrier January 2007; 100,000th model produced in June. First production plug-in electric car, using BYD’s background in batteries, from December 2008, initially for government officials. Plain and dull, though the electric model has not taken off as the company expected, despite a hefty government subsidy. Hatchback deleted after 2011. Hybrid replaced by Qin in 2014, and higher-end models replaced by Surui, though F3 continued as a cheaper, small sedan.


Manufacturing location: Xi’an, China

Marque: BYD | Successors: BYD Surui, BYD Qin





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